Research on Higher Ed Gets a Boost
At a time of great fulmination about the future of American higher education and colleges' ability to successfully educate the country's growing numbers of low-income and academically underprepared citizens, the U.S. Education Department is establishing a new national research center to study just those topics.
The National Research and Development Center on Postsecondary Education, which will be housed at the
Community College Research Center at Columbia University's Teachers College, will be the nation's only federally funded research center on higher education.
This article, written by Doug Lederman, appeared in the July 11th, 2006 publication of Inside Higher Ed.